The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Device Driver in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Device Driver over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Device Drivers
Rank 249 248 238
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -10
Contract jobs citing Device Driver 8 18 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.095% 0.19% 0.023%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.31% 0.67% 0.081%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 0
Average daily rate £388 £348 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.51% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £357 £347 £275
% change year-on-year
+2.81% +26.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Average hourly rate £38.50 £36.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.20% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £36.25 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+15.86% -8.22%
Device Driver
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Miscellaneous Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2582 2700 2484
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 30.58% 28.69% 29.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1512 1415 1286
Average daily rate £388 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 159 178 173
Average hourly rate £43.00 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+145.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.70 £12.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.62 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -

Device Driver
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Device Driver across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Device Driver Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Device Driver
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Device Driver across the South East region.

Device Driver Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Device Driver
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Device Driver across the South East region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

Device Driver Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Device Driver
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Device Driver across the South East region.

Device Driver Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Device Driver
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Device Driver within the South East region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +7 4 £340 +5.68% 1
Buckinghamshire +13 1 £600 - 1
Berkshire +10 1 - - 2
Oxfordshire +2 1 - - 1
Middlesex - 1 £388 -
Device Driver
England

Device Driver
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Device Driver also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Device Driver.

1 25 (64.10%) C
1 25 (64.10%) Linux
2 22 (56.41%) C++
3 21 (53.85%) Software Engineering
4 16 (41.03%) Windows
5 12 (30.77%) Embedded Linux
6 11 (28.21%) Telecoms
7 10 (25.64%) Integration Testing
7 10 (25.64%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (23.08%) Embedded C
9 8 (20.51%) Active Directory
9 8 (20.51%) VBScript
9 8 (20.51%) Configuration Management
9 8 (20.51%) Microsoft
9 8 (20.51%) SCCM
9 8 (20.51%) PowerShell
9 8 (20.51%) Windows 7
10 7 (17.95%) Android
10 7 (17.95%) Qt
10 7 (17.95%) Embedded Systems
10 7 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (17.95%) Middleware
10 7 (17.95%) Python
10 7 (17.95%) TCP/IP
10 7 (17.95%) Android Development
11 6 (15.38%) HP
11 6 (15.38%) Embedded C++
11 6 (15.38%) Mac OS X
11 6 (15.38%) Windows XP
11 6 (15.38%) Migration

Device Driver
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Device Driver also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Device Driver. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.95%) TCP/IP
2 5 (12.82%) DVB
2 5 (12.82%) Modbus
3 4 (10.26%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (7.69%) Broadband
4 3 (7.69%) SMS
5 2 (5.13%) DNS
5 2 (5.13%) Ethernet
5 2 (5.13%) FCoE
5 2 (5.13%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (5.13%) iSCSI
5 2 (5.13%) LAN
5 2 (5.13%) SAN
5 2 (5.13%) WAN
6 1 (2.56%) Internet
6 1 (2.56%) LTE
6 1 (2.56%) SSH
6 1 (2.56%) UMTS
6 1 (2.56%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Hudson
1 2 (5.13%) JIRA
1 2 (5.13%) Rational DOORS
1 2 (5.13%) Subversion
1 2 (5.13%) VectorCAST
2 1 (2.56%) Android Studio
2 1 (2.56%) Eclipse
2 1 (2.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (28.21%) Telecoms
2 3 (7.69%) Finance
2 3 (7.69%) Marketing
3 2 (5.13%) Avionics
3 2 (5.13%) Electronics
4 1 (2.56%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 17 (43.59%) Software Engineer
2 9 (23.08%) Developer
2 9 (23.08%) Embedded Engineer
3 8 (20.51%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 5 (12.82%) C Developer
4 5 (12.82%) C/C++ Developer
4 5 (12.82%) C++ Developer
4 5 (12.82%) Embedded Developer
5 4 (10.26%) Embedded Software Developer
5 4 (10.26%) Linux Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) Software Developer
6 3 (7.69%) Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Consultant
6 3 (7.69%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Financial Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Marketing Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Product Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Service Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Android Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Embedded Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.95%) Middleware
1 7 (17.95%) Qt
2 2 (5.13%) Android SDK
2 2 (5.13%) CSS
2 2 (5.13%) Dalvik
3 1 (2.56%) OpenCL
3 1 (2.56%) OpenGL
3 1 (2.56%) WDF
3 1 (2.56%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.64%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (17.95%) Embedded Systems
3 6 (15.38%) STB
4 3 (7.69%) Handset
4 3 (7.69%) User Experience
5 2 (5.13%) DTV
5 2 (5.13%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 2 (5.13%) Management Information System
5 2 (5.13%) Replication
5 2 (5.13%) Wiki
6 1 (2.56%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.56%) Data Centre
6 1 (2.56%) Digital Media
6 1 (2.56%) Mathematics
6 1 (2.56%) Smartphone
6 1 (2.56%) Streaming Video
6 1 (2.56%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 25 (64.10%) Linux
2 16 (41.03%) Windows
3 12 (30.77%) Embedded Linux
4 8 (20.51%) Windows 7
5 7 (17.95%) Android
6 6 (15.38%) Mac OS X
6 6 (15.38%) Ubuntu
6 6 (15.38%) Windows 8
6 6 (15.38%) Windows XP
7 2 (5.13%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (53.85%) Software Engineering
2 10 (25.64%) Integration Testing
3 8 (20.51%) Configuration Management
4 7 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (17.95%) Android Development
5 6 (15.38%) Application Packaging
5 6 (15.38%) Migration
6 4 (10.26%) Low Latency
6 4 (10.26%) Multithreading
6 4 (10.26%) OO
7 3 (7.69%) Financial Analysis
7 3 (7.69%) Open Source
7 3 (7.69%) Software Deployment
7 3 (7.69%) Software Testing
8 2 (5.13%) Asset Management
8 2 (5.13%) Change Control
8 2 (5.13%) Change Management
8 2 (5.13%) Data Protection
8 2 (5.13%) ITIL
8 2 (5.13%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (64.10%) C
2 22 (56.41%) C++
3 9 (23.08%) Embedded C
4 8 (20.51%) PowerShell
4 8 (20.51%) VBScript
5 7 (17.95%) Python
6 6 (15.38%) Embedded C++
7 4 (10.26%) C#
7 4 (10.26%) Objective-C
8 3 (7.69%) Java
9 2 (5.13%) JavaScript
9 2 (5.13%) Perl
10 1 (2.56%) GLSL
Qualifications
1 4 (10.26%) Degree
2 3 (7.69%) ACCA
2 3 (7.69%) CIMA
3 2 (5.13%) MCSE
3 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) ISO26262
1 1 (2.56%) MISRA
System Software
1 8 (20.51%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.13%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (20.51%) SCCM
2 2 (5.13%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (5.13%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (20.51%) Microsoft
2 6 (15.38%) HP
2 6 (15.38%) LANDesk
3 2 (5.13%) Altera
3 2 (5.13%) Altiris
3 2 (5.13%) Intel Security
3 2 (5.13%) Veritas
3 2 (5.13%) VMware
4 1 (2.56%) IBM